10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Get Launched SB!

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Meet with experts and find the help you need to rapidly advance your idea from prototype to production. This is a tremendous opportunity for non-engineers, novice engineers and advanced engineers to rub shoulders with corporate sponsors Microchip, Arduino, Arrow and more to learn about rapid prototyping.

Microchip, Arduino and Arrow Electronics have joined together to create a unique event for entrepreneurs, “Get Launched SB!” Friday March 3rd and Saturday March 4th 2017 at Impact Hub Santa Barbara, 1117 State St. The event features hands-on training, expert consultants, and presentations on technology and business topics.


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Saturday March 4th, 2017

  • 10 AM – Impact Hub – Eric Sanchez, Director of Business Development, SweetSpot Powered by AKI – Welcome
  • 10:30 AM – Microchip Technologies – Alan Riley, Sr. Field Sales Engineer- “Making the Journey from Concept to Prototype to Production
  • 11 AM – TrackR – Chris Herbert, CEO & Co-Founder – “Scaling Up A Hardware Company”
  • 11:30 AM – United States Patent Trade Office – John Cabeca, Regional Director West Coast – “What You Need to Know About Developing an IP Strategy and Filing for A Patent”
  • 1 PM – Runtime.io – James Pace, Founder/CEO – “Apache Mynewt: An Open Source OS Designed for IoT”
  • 1:30PM – Microchip Technology – Guy McCarthy, Sr. Manager, Third Party, Dev System Development – “chipKIT – Professional Development with Arduino and MPLAB X”
  • 2 PM – Breadware – Daniel DeLaveaga, Co-Founder & COO – “A Modular Approach to IoT Hardware Design”
  • 2:30 PM – Zymbit – Phil Strong, CEO & Founder – “Making Things Secure: From Sensor to Subscriber”

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Workshops Available:

Application Development Using MPLAB® Xpress and MCC

Arduino® Training Using UNO Wi-Fi

Advanced Debugging with Arduino®: Intermediate Session


Quick Info

  • March 4, 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Community, Entrepreneur, impact hub santa barbara, networking, popular event, startups, success, technology, workshop,
  • 1117 State Street, Santa Barbara